Conservative Review – New data: The border surge is increasing AGAIN

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September 13, 2018

By Daniel Horowitz

What happens when we allow courts to countermand our immigration policy and unilaterally grant asylum to invaders at our border? What happens when every political and cultural institution sheds crocodile tears for illegal invaders rather than helping Americans harmed by their crime, drugs, gangs, and the fiscal burden? The laws of supply and demand dictate that more invaders will come. And indeed, that is what has happened in August. The president now has the perfect opportunity to make border security the number one demand of this month’s budget bill. Will he do it?

According to new data from Customs and Border Protection, the number of apprehensions of family units spiked by 38 percent in August compared to the previous month. That is a record for the month of August. The number of unaccompanied alien children (UACs) rose by 11.5 percent. Overall, almost 16,500 family units were apprehended at or in between entry points, a level that has not been seen during any month since the Obama administration. Read the full article at Conservative Review.

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